UPDATE: Eau Claire School Board President Tim Nordin said district administrators who drafted the proposal have been working closely with health officials to craft the plan based on things like case numbers, and vaccine availability. He said he looks forward to hearing the full proposal Wednesday.
"The board has been committed the entire pandemic to trying to get our students the best education we can while also balancing out the needs of being safe for those students, for their families, for our staff and for the whole community," Nordin said.
We are also asking you to weigh in on the proposal. You can vote in our poll or view the results here.
EAU CLAIRE (WQOW) - Some students in the Eau Claire School District could soon be spending more time in the classroom.
District administration is proposing moving grades K-5 to four days a week starting April 5.
The school board will meet in a special session Wednesday at 7 p.m. to consider the administrative proposal and a vote is expected.
There is also 30 minutes set aside for public comment. Between 6:30 p.m. and 6:50 p.m., moderators will be available via Webex chat and via voice chat for those who call in. The moderators will help those who want to speak. Signup will close at 6:50 p.m.
You can join the meeting at this link. The password is Board. If you do not want to use your computer, you can call 1-408-418-9388 and enter code 120 493 9595.